Welcome to Sacred Heart


Thank you for your interest in Sacred Heart "Kids for Christ" Preschool! Please contact Andrea at 217.347.7177 for information and registration paperwork.  In approximately mid-March of 2020, we will open up registration for the 2020/21 school year.


Welcome to the "Kids for Christ" Preschool Program here at Sacred Heart School! Our preschool teachers are Mrs. Debbie Vahling and Mrs. Lindsay Niemerg. We also have two preschool aides who assist in the classroom, and they are Mrs. Audra Haarman and Mrs. Jody Kreke. Pre-school is full of fun and exciting adventures, and we incorporate hands-on learning throughout our curriculum. Most importantly, we learn about Jesus and His love for us! 

Skills Taught

Kids for Christ preschool provides the educational, social, and developmental skills necessary for Kindergarten and beyond, including:

  • Religion
  • Oral Language
  • Listening & direction following skills
  • Vocabulary & literary skill development
  • Writing
  • Art, music, & pretend play
  • Much more!


Kids for Christ 3 year old program = $750 annually (or $75 per month for 10 months). Kids for Christ 4/5 year old program = $1200 annually (or $120 per month for 10 months). Hot lunch is served each day in the school cafeteria and is available for $2.75 per day. Children are welcome to bring a sack lunch if preferred. There is a $100 non-refundable preschool registration fee which is due at the time of registration. Tuition is due on the 1st of each month, and is paid from August-May.

Mrs. Vahling, Mrs. Niemerg, Mrs. Haarman, and Mrs. Kreke


217.342.4060, ext. 123


The 3 year old preschool program meets Wednesdays & Fridays from 8:00am-11:00am. The 4/5 year old preschool program meets Tuesdays & Thursday from 8:00am-1:00pm

After School Care

Sacred Heart School offers "Clubhouse" after-school care on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:00-5:30pm for students in the 4/5 year old program. Please contact us at 217.342.4060 for more information.